Apex Salesforce

Using Prettier with Apex Salesforce in VSCode

How to configure Prettier to work with Apex Salesforce code in VSCode

Yes that is possible

Prerequisite:- VSCode is fully configured to work with Salesforce

  • Select the existing Salesforce Project. At the root level run the below command in the Terminal
    npm init //this will create package.json file to track npm dependencies

    Run the below code to install the prettier apex npm plugin, as a local dependency to the project.

  • Note:- Same could have been done globally.
     npm install --save-dev --save-exact prettier prettier-plugin-apex
  • Install the prettier extension, it will create a .prettierrc file under the root of SF project
  • Open apex file (.cls), Cmd+Shift+P > Format document.

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